Topic Last Modified: 2013-03-14
The hardware and software requirements for edge components include those for the Lync Server 2013 communications software components, including Edge Servers and the optional Directors. For details about the components required to support external user access and supported topologies, see Components Required for External User Access.
Hardware for Edge Servers and Directors
Hardware recommendations and requirements are defined in the Supportability section. For Edge Servers and for the optional Directors, the recommended hardware configurations are detailed in the following topic. In Planning, see Server hardware platforms.
Software Requirements for Edge Servers and Directors
Operating system requirements for Edge Servers and for the optional Directors are consistent with other Lync Server 2013 roles. Supported operating systems are detailed in Server and tools operating system support.
Additional components and software requirements for Edge Servers and for the optional Directors are detailed in Additional software requirements.